Social Media “Holidays”

Here’s a convenient listing of events established to celebrate the revolution of media becoming a social dialogue. Happy “socializing!”

EVENT
DATE NOTES
Community Manager
Appreciation Day
4th Monday
in January
Established in 2010 by @jowyang to recognize and celebrate the efforts community managers around the world to improve customer experiences.
Hashtags: #CMAD #cmgr
Social Media Week Feb. 23-27, 2015 Social Media Week’s mission since 2010 has been to explore how local and regional societies, cultures, and economies are becoming more integrated & empowered through a global network of communication.
Hashtag: #SMW14
Foursquare Day April 16 Foursquare Day is a grassroots event started by Tampa Bay fans of foursquare in 2010, it quickly spread to communities all over the world. Foursquare Day is celebrated differently in each community.
Hashtag: #4sqDay
Social Business Month May Founded by Jive in 2012, Social Business Month drives awareness around moving orgs along their social business journey.
Hashtag: #SocBiz
Social Media Day June 30 Founded by Mashable in 2010, Social Media Day honors the technological and societal advancements that have allowed us to have a dialogue, to connect and to engage not only the creators of media, but perhaps more importantly, one another.
Hashtag: #smDay